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The Officer-Involved Shootings topic page provides news about cops in deadly confrontations, as well as tactical tips and columnists’ perspective on how to handle such situations. Most police officers will go through an entire career without discharging their weapon in the commission of their job. But on a daily basis, every single officer thinks about being in a gunfight.
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February 10, 2016
How UOF evaluation is changing (and how to improve UOF decision making) David Blake - The Science of Training

How UOF evaluation is changing (and how to improve UOF decision making)

The erosion of the Graham standard is occurring on many different levels and in many different ways — not all of them in the courtroom - Full Story
January 29, 2016
Policing Matters Podcast: UOF reform concerns, attack on Philly cop, terrorism and officer safety Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie - Policing Matters

Policing Matters Podcast: UOF reform concerns, attack on Philly cop, terrorism and officer safety

PoliceOne Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie and retired San Francisco officer Jim Dudley discuss current news, offer advice, thoughts, tips and laughs for officers - Full Story
January 27, 2016
Exercise your mind: Tactics for successful decision making in a critical incident Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

Exercise your mind: Tactics for successful decision making in a critical incident

Despite the intense pressures and dangers associated with decision making in the law enforcement environment, we are expected to make the right choice every time - Full Story
January 24, 2016
14 keys for a successful patrol rifle program Ron LaPedis - Private Industry and Public Safety

14 keys for a successful patrol rifle program

A panel of three experts led the patrol rifle session of the 2016 SHOT Show Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) - Full Story
January 21, 2016
SHOT Show 2016: How active shooter attacks are evolving (and how cops can prepare) Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

SHOT Show 2016: How active shooter attacks are evolving (and how cops can prepare)

Events of the past year have put some new twists on the active shooter problem - Full Story
January 15, 2016
How cops can stay 'left of bang' in a critical incident Tim Barfield - Becoming Knights

How cops can stay 'left of bang' in a critical incident

These five keys will help you prevent an incident from spiraling out of control - Full Story
January 08, 2016
7 of the biggest issues facing law enforcement in 2016 Paul Cappitelli - The Elephant in the Room

7 of the biggest issues facing law enforcement in 2016

Take a moment to reflect upon these issues and analyze your agency's readiness - Full Story
December 30, 2015
Deadly hesitation and de-policing: 2 troubling trends that affected officer safety in 2015 Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Deadly hesitation and de-policing: 2 troubling trends that affected officer safety in 2015

If deadly hesitation and de-policing continue to become more prevalent, some places in this country are in peril of becoming practically lawless - Full Story
December 28, 2015
What the famed 'I'll take a bullet' cop can teach us about officer safety for 2016 Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

What the famed 'I'll take a bullet' cop can teach us about officer safety for 2016

Knowing that they may need to take a bullet in their effort to save an innocent, police officers went to work each day wearing their body armor - Full Story
December 27, 2015
2015 in Review: Celebrating 6 police heroes who saved lives Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

2015 in Review: Celebrating 6 police heroes who saved lives

Here are some selected examples of people who are with their families this Christmas because of the courage and decisive action of American police officers - Full Story



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